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Table 4 Multiple logistic regression model regarding the use of aids and licensed medication and/or behavioural specifically (yes versus no) on socio-demographic and behaviour-related factors in smokers making a recent quit attempt and drinkers attempting to cut down

From: Use of aids for smoking cessation and alcohol reduction: A population survey of adults in England

  Use of aids among smokers attempting to quit (n = 965 versus n = 635) Use of aids among drinkers attempting to cut down (n = 136 versus n = 775) Use of licensed medication or behavioural among smokers attempting to quit (n = 506 versus n = 1094) Use of licensed medication or behavioural among drinkers attempting to cut down (n = 52 versus n = 859)
   95%CI    95%CI    95%CI    95%CI  
OR Lower Upper P OR Lower Upper P OR Lower Upper P OR Lower Upper P
Sex %(n)                 
Male 1     1     1     1    
Female 1.14 0.93 1.43 0.192 1.24 0.84 1.85 0.278 1.04 0.83 1.30 0.748 0.89 0.44 1.73 0.731
Age (years)                 
16–24 1     1     1     1    
25–34 1.49 1.09 2.03 0.012 1.31 0.61 2.83 0.491 1.99 1.37 2.92 <0.001 0.81 0.24 2.47 0.716
35–44 1.93 1.38 2.72 <0.001 1.98 1.01 4.01 0.050 2.94 2.00 4.36 <0.001 1.63 0.64 4.27 0.308
45–54 1.93 1.36 2.74 <0.001 1.43 0.72 2.90 0.313 3.31 2.25 4.93 <0.001 1.00 0.36 2.76 0.992
55–64 1.66 1.14 2.42 0.008 1.36 0.66 2.85 0.412 3.10 2.05 4.72 <0.001 0.77 0.23 2.39 0.661
65 and over 1.35 0.91 2.01 0.135 1.47 0.66 3.26 0.345 3.19 2.06 4.98 <0.001 0.52 0.10 2.03 0.379
Social grade                 
AB 1     1 1 1   1     1    
C1 1.13 0.77 1.64 0.534 1.08 0.65 1.78 0.766 1.09 0.74 1.62 0.656 2.30 0.86 6.99 0.112
C2 1.03 0.70 1.50 0.882 1.06 0.54 1.99 0.860 0.88 0.59 1.31 0.530 1.81 0.47 6.58 0.365
D 1.06 0.71 1.58 0.762 2.29 1.19 4.34 0.012 1.02 0.67 1.55 0.928 6.57 2.24 21.17 0.001
E 0.99 0.66 1.47 0.951 3.13 1.69 5.73 <0.001 1.12 0.74 1.69 0.598 8.63 3.02 27.40 <0.001
Ethnicity                 
%(n) 1     1   1   1 1    1    
White
Non-white
0.69 0.50 0.96 0.026 2.51 1.23 4.90 0.009 1.00 0.69 1.43 0.996 4.01 1.51 9.68 0.003
Cigarette                 
consumption 1         1 1    - - - -
per day %(n) 1.30 0.64 2.62 0.466 - - - - 1.23 0.56 3.01 0.631 - - - -
<1 1.66 0.84 3.34 0.147 - - - - 1.82 0.84 4.41 0.153 - - - -
≥1-5 2.47 1.23 5.00 0.011 - - - - 2.50 1.15 6.08 0.029 - - - -
>5-10 4.23 1.77 10.47 0.001 - - - - 2.26 0.91 6.06 0.089 - - - -
>10-20
>20
                
Units of - - - -             
alcohol on a - - - - 1     - - - - 1    
typical day - - - - 1.16 0.64 2.18 0642 - - - - 0.91 0.34 2.78 0.856
1–2 - - - - 1.20 0.63 2.36 0.593 - - - 0.62 0.19 2.09 0.420
3–4 - - - - 0.94 0.43 2.04 0.875 - - - - 0.85 0.24 3.07 0.804
5–6 - - - - 1.04 0.48 2.23 0.928 - - - - 1.46 0.248 4.87 0.519
7–9
10+
                
  1. Note: licensed medication and/or behavioural for smoking cessation includes prescription medication, NRT over-the-counter, face-to-face counselling and telephone helpline; licensed medication and/or behavioural for alcohol includes licensed medication, face-to-face support and telephone helpline